2004 ESA Annual Meeting

2004 ESA Annual Meeting
Wrap Up

   

November 14-17, 2004
Salt Lake City, Utah

2004 Plenary Session

The 2004 Plenary Session, held on Sunday, November 14, featured a performance of dancing, drumming and singing from the Cochiti Pueblo of New Mexico, the ESA Founders' Memorial Lecture given by William Mattson, and presentations of the 2004 ESA honors and professional awards and the 2004 Entomological Foundation professional awards.
 


Dancers from the Cochiti Pueblo of New Mexico performed a harvest dance.

Cochiti dancers.

Dr. William J. Mattson of the U.S. Forest Service gave this year's Founders' Memorial Lecture in honor of Dr. Samuel A. Graham.

ESA President Kevin Steffey recognized Drs. James H. Shaddy (center), retired from Truman State University, and J.E. McPherson (right) of Southern Illinois University as the Society's latest Honorary Members. The third Honorary Member to be named at the plenary was Dr. O. Hugh Graham, who was unable to attend.

ESA President Steffey recognized Dr. Dale G. Bottrell (right) of the University of Maryland as a Fellow of the Society.

Dr. Rick L. Brandenburg, BCE, (right) of North Carolina State University was also named a Fellow of ESA by President Steffey.

President Steffey presented Dr. Silvia Dorn (right) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with a plaque honoring her being named a Fellow of the Society.

President Steffey recognized Dr. Richard L. Jones (right) of the University of Florida as a Fellow of ESA.

Dr. Karl J. Kramer (right) of the USDA-ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center in Kansas was also recognized as a Fellow of ESA by President Steffey.

President Steffey recognized Dr. Richard T. Mayer, BCE, (right) of the USDA-ARS Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory in Wyoming.

Dr. Earle S. Raun, BCE, (right) was acknowledged as a Fellow of ESA by President Steffey.

Dr. Judith H. Willis (right) of the University of Georgia was also acknowledged as a Fellow of ESA by President Steffey.

Dr. William J. Mattson (right) of the U.S. Forest Service received the 2004 ESA Founders' Memorial Award, presented here by President Steffey.

Dr. Phillip G. Mulder, Jr., (right) of Oklahoma State University received this year's ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension, presented here by President Steffey.

Tad N. Hardy (right) of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry received the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Regulatory Entomology, sponsored by the American Nursery and Landscape Association, presented here by ESA President Steffey.

Dr. Jerome F. Grant (right) of the University of Tennessee received this year's ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, presented here by President Steffey.

Dr. Phillip E. Sloderbeck, BCE, (right) of Kansas State University received the ESA Distinguished Service Award to the Certification Program, presented here by President Steffey.

Dr. Randy R. Gaugler (center) of Rutgers University received the ESA Recognition Award in Entomology, sponsored by Syngenta Crop Protection. The award was presented by ESA President Steffey and Syngenta representative Caydee Savinelli (right).

Dr. Gene E. Robinson (center) of the University of Illinois received the ESA Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology, sponsored by Bayer CropScience. The award was presented by ESA President Steffey and Bayer representative Lamar Buckelew (right).

Dr. Vincent P. Jones (center left) of Washington State University received the Entomological Foundation's Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management, sponsored by Syngenta Crop Protection. The award was presented by ESA President Steffey (left), Syngenta representative Caydee Savinelli (center right), and Foundation President Paul Borth.

Dr. Rick Brandenburg, BCE, (right) of North Carolina State University received the Entomological Foundation's Recognition Award in Urban Entomology, sponsored by S.C. Johnson & Son. Presenting the award were sponsor representative John Hainze (center) and Foundation President Borth.
Photo to left: The Entomological Foundation's Integrated Pest Management Team Award, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, was presented to the Hawaii Fruit Fly Area-wide Pest Management Team. Pictured left to right are ESA President Steffey, Dr. Roger I. Vargas of USDA-ARS, Dr. Eric B. Jang of USDA-ARS, Dr. Ronald F.L. Mau of the University of Hawaii, Dr. Carroll Calkins, retired from USDA-ARS, and Foundation President Borth. Not pictured are team members Stuart Stein, Dr. Dennis Gonsalves, Dr. Robert M. Faust, Dr. Lyle Wong, and Dr. Gary D. Thompson.